Halloween Treat Recipes: Witch Hat Surprise Cookies

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I've been thinking lots about making some fun Halloween Treat recipes this year. My latest? Witch Hat Surprise Cookies These are pretty easy to make and you can fill them (or not) with extra candy delights! What you need: Package Oreo Ice Cream Cones Purple Funfetti Frosting (Really, you can do any color, we just thought the purple with ...

And with the blink of an eye, summer is gone #CherishedChildhood

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It's over.  Summer, that is.  We did something new this summer, the kids and I, and had a blast.  We laughed, we played, we swam (a ton) and learned a lot.  We made new friends, visited with old, and have so many new memories. Memories that I will cherish - and hopefully, my kids will ...

Win $6,000 in #6SecondsFlat from Wendy’s #thismamaloves6

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This post about Wendy's #6Secondsflat Flatbread Sweepstakes  brought to you by Wendy's.  Opinions are my own. Flatbread sandwiches are all the rage right now.  I just love them because they are easy to hold onto with short stumpy fingers, but also..... bacon. Many flatbreads I see have bacon. Wendy’s Flatbread Chicken Sandwiches are back for a limited time. Try ...

Easy energy solutions taste great with Energems #Energems #ad

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This is a sponsored post about easy energy solutions written by me on behalf of Energems. I've been looking for coffee alternatives for a while- I drink coffee, but not because I'm necessarily in love with the taste. It's more my need of the caffeine to wake me up. Given that I'm not always in ...

Black Bean Taco Bowls Recipe

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This black bean taco bowls recipe post is part of a partnership I have with Libby's and their PR firm.  Opinions are my own. One of my LEAST favorite things to do is come up with meal ideas. Give me guidance and I'll happily prepare just about anything. But leave me to figure out the ...

Halloween Treat Recipe: Candy Corn Crunch

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Here's a fun new Halloween Treat Recipe I came up with.  It's easy and quick to make, plus it's super festive (and so yummy). What you need to make Candy Corn Crunch: Plain  Popcorn (If you buy the microwave kind, you want the natural) , popped, kernels removed 2 cups pretzels, broken 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts (I used Orange) Halloween-themed ...

Milk Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Mix

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We have family movie night every Friday in our family.  It's a big deal.  It's one of our favorite parts of each week- and we pile on blankets and each other and snuggle down for family chill time.  Of course, with movies....often comes popcorn.  Given that it's fall, we've been looking to mix up the ...

Who left the lights on (again)?

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 I participated in a campaign about "who left the lights on"on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lutron. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. If you live with someone- anyone, chances are, like me, you've asked "Who left the lights on?" a time or two.  Or ...

Come join us for the #DR1MM Twitter party 9/17 #CBias

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This is a sponsored post as part of my being asked to host this Twitter party. As always, opinions are my own.  Join me at the #DR1MM Twitter Party! Celebrating important personal milestones and special connections.  Whether you are already connected to Duane Reade, someone who loves NYC or hope to visit someday, join us to help ...

Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...